Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr

Interview with Judith Curr When Simon & Schuster asked Judith Curr to set up a new imprint within the company, no one could have foreseen the meteoric success that the upstart Atria Books would enjoy almost immediately after launching in 2002. Now home to authors including Vince Flynn, Isabel Allende, and Kevin Hart, Atria has […]

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills

In Conversation: Olen Steinhauer and Mark Mills   OS: Where Dead Men Meet is a thrilling ride through Europe on the cusp of World War Two, and as I was reading, it struck me that you’ve regularly returned to the first half of the twentieth century in your books, portraying it always in a wonderfully authentic way. […]

Interview with Lori Rader-Day

Interview with Lori Rader-Day (Megan Abbott interviewed the highly talented Lori Rader-Day who spoke about the inspiration for her novel The Day I Died )   What inspired you to write The Day I Died? The Day I Died started as a short story in 2007, after I checked out a book about handwriting analysis […]

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: "He's an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn't fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize."

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: “He’s an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn’t fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize.”

Lyndsay Faye on Sherlock Holmes: “He’s an outsider, a Bohemian, someone who doesn’t fit into a neat and clean box for people to categorize.”   TSM: What’s your all-time favorite Sherlock Holmes story? LF: This is always the hardest question, but I inflict it on other people, so I have to also be willing to […]

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen

Exclusive Interview with Rhys Bowen Rhys Bowen stands alone after success in series storytelling.   (Perennial bestseller Rhys Bowen recently made time to indulge some curiosities regarding her new standalone thriller, In Farleigh Field, as well as what readers can expect next in her storied career.) TSM: What ignited your desire to write In Farleigh […]

Emelie Schepp's Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller...

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller…

Emelie Schepp’s Recipe to Write The Perfect Thriller… (Swedish author Emelie Schepp took some time out of her busy schedule to give speak to us about writing, rejection, and most importantly the key ingredients to pen a successful thriller. And speaking of thrillers, Marked for Revenge will be released this month by Mira Books.) TSM: […]

Interview with James Rollins

Interview with James Rollins

Interview with James Rollins (James Rollins took some time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about the writing craft,  his bestselling books and much more, a more complete version of this interview will appear in the Strand next year) AFG: What would you say was the most difficult book for you was to […]

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Exclusive interview with Hank Phillippi Ryan New York Times best-selling author Hank Phillippi Ryan remembers the exact moment when she told her husband she wanted to write novels. “When I was 55, I was sitting at my desk and finally had a good idea for a mystery. I went home and told my husband, ‘I’ve […]

Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald

Previously Unpublished Interview with Ross Macdonald   (We are very proud to share this interview with Ross Macdonald from It’s All One Case: The Illustrated Ross Macdonald Archives, by Paul Nelson and Kevin Avery, with Jeff Wong and we appreciate the editors for giving us permission to print this.)  PAUL NELSON: In an interview you made […]

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer

Interview with Donald Sturrock: The Authorized Roald Dahl Biographer Part I (I spoke to Donald Sturrock, who penned Storyteller, which has been lauded by critics as the definitive biography of Roald Dahl. Though Dahl is most famous for his books for children, he wrote several short stories which have earned comparisons to Maugham, Saki, O’Henry […]